Doors Open Toronto

City Hall


On Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm, City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square will be buzzing. Free activities include special programs and rare access to the 27th floor Observation Deck, the Mayor's office* and Council Chambers.

Canstruction®

Location: Rotunda
An incredible structure are built from cans of food, with donations going to the Daily Bread Food Bank.

Celluloid City

Location: Council Chambers
Film screenings on iconic Canadian buildings, architects and incredible engineering feats from across the country.

Colouring Toronto's Historic Sites

Location: Rotunda
Make your mark and help colour pages of Toronto's historic sites from Daniel Rotsztain's upcoming book. A great family activity!

MomenTO Pop-up Museum

Location: Nathan Phillips Square
A presentation at Nathan Phillips Square of a timeline and historical artifacts that tell remarkable stories of Toronto's contribution to Canada.

MomenTO on the Roof

Location: 27th floor Observation Deck
Take in views of the city from the 27th floor Observation Deck, while interpreters point out highlights of the past 150 years.

MomenTO presents Time

Location: Rotunda
Projections showcasing the evolution of some of Toronto's – and Canada's – most significant architectural landmarks and streetscapes.

Mouse City Chronicles

Location: Rotunda
Young urban planners build a city for storybook mice out of re-purposed office materials.

Standing On A Corner: Photographs from Yonge and Dundas

Location: West windows, facing Nathan Phillips Square
A selection of images from Geoffrey James, Toronto's first Photo Laureate, that highlight the significance of the Yonge/Dundas corner.

* Last admittance 4:30 pm.